Development Writer

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Bronx, NEW YORK
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Albert Einstein College of Medicine seeks a Development writer to conceptualize, research, write, and / or edit both internal and external communications for an expanding Office of Development. S/he will work on a client model across Development departments to produce high quality, inspiring, best-of-class collateral for traditional and non-traditional media in service to engaging and informing donors, prospects, patients, and friends. Sample projects include but are not limited to:


  • Funding proposals
  • Pitch decks
  • Gift agreements
  • Naming agreements
  • Event collateral
  • Stewardship reports
  • Acknowledgement letters
  • Year-end institutional impact reports
  • Annual appeals
  • Internal newsletters
  • External newsletters
  • Einstein magazine articles


The Development Writer will maintain a departmental writing style guide and serve as the authoritative editorial voice of a busy, fast-paced office. This is an on-site position in the Bronx; remote work is not an option. Link to online portfolio required. This position reports to the Senior Director of External Relations

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least six years of professional experience, preferably in a fundraising, healthcare, higher education, or other complex environment. Master of Fine Arts degree preferred.
  • Impeccable writing, editing, and project management skills.
  • Expertise in the use of the English language (grammar, punctuation, syntax).
  • Ability to write in various leadership voices (for example, Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Dean, CEO).
  • Proven record of working fast, smart and proactively across print, web, and other mediums while hitting all deadlines.
  • Sees constructive criticism as a valuable part of the collaborative process.
  • Possesses the talent, focus, and innovation to take projects—often, multiple at a time—from inception to reality.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues across all levels in a mature, professional, and dependable fashion.
  • Mastery of Microsoft programs.
  • Experience interviewing subjects a plus.

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